King Of The Ring: Felix Trinidad vs. Mamadou Thiam
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Saturday, July 22, 2000
Titles at Stake:
WBA Super Welterweight Champion Felix Trinidad takes on knockout artist Mamadou Thiam ahead of a potential showdown with IBF Champion Fernando Vargas. Trinidad hurts Thiam with the first punch he lands and has the challenger's right eye swollen shut by the end of the first round. Unable to see the punches coming and having been ordered to defend himself by Referee Jorge Alonso, Thiam opts out of the fight near the end of the third round.